Iraqi Desert, Iraq: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Iraqi Desert, Iraq? If you're planning to go to Iraqi Desert, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Iraqi Desert, Iraq

Based on the climate and weather in Iraqi Desert, the best time to go is November. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Iraqi Desert, Iraq by month

January

Traveling to Iraqi Desert in January, you will notice that it is crisp. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

February

If you vacation in Iraqi Desert during February, you are likely to find that it is cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans

March

March in Iraqi Desert is a perfect temperature and very dry. Temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals

April

April here is consistently hot and very dry. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sandals

May

Traveling to Iraqi Desert in May, you will notice that it is sweltering and very dry. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Light shorts
  • Tank tops
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses

June

June for Iraqi Desert is sizzling and very dry. Temperatures average in the 100s F (low 40s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • Extremely thin shorts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Sarong
  • Light skirts
  • Extremely light dresses
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses

July

If you vacation in Iraqi Desert during July, you are likely to find that it is sizzling and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 100s F (low 40s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 80s F (high 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 10 and 20% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Extremely light dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Extremely thin shorts
  • Sarong
  • Sandals
  • Light skirts

August

If you visit Iraqi Desert during August, you are likely to find that it is blindingly hot and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 100s F (low 40s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 80s F (high 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 10 and 20% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Extremely thin shorts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Light skirts
  • Sarong
  • Extremely light dresses

September

If you visit Iraqi Desert during September, you are likely to find that it is unbearably hot and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 100s F (high 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 80s F (high 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 10 and 20% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sarong
  • Sunglasses
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Light skirts
  • Extremely light dresses
  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • Extremely thin shorts
  • Thin short sleeve shirts

October

Traveling to Iraqi Desert in October, you will notice that it is consistently hot and very dry. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses

November

November here is warm and very dry. Temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts

December

If you vacation in Iraqi Desert during December, you are likely to find that it is cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally around 50 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Iraqi Desert, Iraq

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Iraqi Desert, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C, D and G
  • A SIM card that works in Iraqi Desert
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders

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